Becoming addicted is like entering a dark and encompassing labyrinth. Learn how to help yourself, a friend, or a loved one facing Percocet addiction here.
A look at Harm Reduction and the possibilities that this philosophy opens up in addiction treatment.
No, an active addict is not capable of a loving relationship. A frank look at how addicts and co-addicts partner together to mirror childhood trauma. And a call to action for those who are stuck in codependency.
Initial effects of Adderall kick in anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes after administration. Effects peak at 3 hours with Adderall IR and at 7 hours with Adderall XR. Learn more about the onset and duration of Adderall effects here.
If you are physically dependent on crack cocaine, it doesn’t have to mean you are an addict...but you are playing with fire. Here is what physical addiction to crack looks like and how what you can do about it.
A deep look into the true harms of alcohol problems…with guidance on its identification and treatment. Learn more about what drinking does to you and then take hope! Alcohol problems have the highest treatment success rate. More here.
What's the difference between drinking in moderation and having a drinking problem? Here we review the definitions of each. We also talk about potential benefits of moderate alcohol consumption, as well as the consequences of chronic, long-term, or binge drinking. Learn how alcohol can be used to benefit or harm you.
Morphine is a prescription medicine used to relieve severe pain but it comes with a high addiction potential. Read here about why experts recommend a minimum stay of 60-90 days in rehab. Plus, an outline of basic addiction treatments that reputable rehabs employ.
There are a number of physical signs and symptoms that can suggest someone is addicted to OxyContin. More on how to recognize and treat OxyContin addiction here.
When you use Spice you can expect effects to peak anywhere from 10 to 45 minutes after consumption. More on the onset, peak, duration, and side effects of Spice here.
What's the average duration of meth withdrawal? Generally, withdrawal from meth lasts from 1 to 2 weeks, up to a month or more (in some extreme cases), What can you expect during this period? Check out the answers in this easy-to-read graphic.
How much Ritalin can lead to an OD depends on the individual, the condition, physical health, age, body mass, tolerance to methylphenidate, and other factors. More on Ritalin overdose risk, symptoms, and what to do in case of an OD, here.